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Porphyrins

"Porphyrins" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

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A group of compounds containing the porphin structure, four pyrrole rings connected by methine bridges in a cyclic configuration to which a variety of side chains are attached. The nature of the side chain is indicated by a prefix, as uroporphyrin, hematoporphyrin, etc. The porphyrins, in combination with iron, form the heme component in biologically significant compounds such as hemoglobin and myoglobin.


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Bar chart showing 12 publications over 12 distinct years, with a maximum of 1 publications in 1996 and 2002 and 2006 and 2007 and 2008 and 2009 and 2010 and 2011 and 2013 and 2014 and 2015 and 2017
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